London Connections

Books featuring England's famous capital city

A Boy from Soho

by Frank Gianotti
A Londoner's experiences at home and abroad during World War II, as a teenager in the London Blitz and later serving in Italy with the RASC
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Blitz Boy by Robert Trevor

Blitz Boy – My London Childhood in World War II

by Robert Trevor
A  Londoner's experiences  as a child during the Blitz and as an evacuee in rural Berkshire and  suburban Liverpool during World War Two.
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But Where Were the Bluebirds?

by Patricia Bending
Evocative childhood recollections of London in the 1940s ~ during World War II and its aftermath
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Capital City Paramedic by John E Kinsley

Capital City Paramedic

by John Kinsley
Experiences of a London Ambulanceman 1975-82.
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Granddads Rainbow

by Joan Blackburn
A nostalgic memoir following the fortunes of a working-class family from Southern England during the 1940s and 50s
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I Want To Go Home – My Childhood in the London Blitz

by Catherine Jacobs
Childhood memories of family life in East London before and during the Second World War.
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Lives In Colour – My African Antecedents and Me

by George Major
A family saga tracing the author's forebears in British colonial Africa and his own colourful career as a housepainter with many interesting clients over the years.
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The Enigma of 13 Sandown Road

by Jeff Pack
An inventive botanical mystery novel – Kew Gardens will never seem the same again!
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There Goes the Siren

by Sheila Dobson
Childhood memories of the London Blitz and Wartime Evacuation.
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Troubles Trials and Travels

by Brian Edwards
True story of a local government official wrongly accused of corruption and his struggle to clear his name.
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We Blazed the Trail

edited by Robin Reid and Malcolm Cleverley 
The short but eventful history of the Civil Defence Experimental Mobile Column 1953/4.
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This House

by Jeff Pack
The remarkable history of a suburban villa in North Ealing, its owners/residents since 1901 and its surrounding square mile in Pitshanger village.
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Take Up Slack

by Edward Hull
An illustrated history of the London Gliding Club and the development of the sport of gliding in the UK since 1930.
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